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Marrying a Do-It-Yourself Man

On Thursday we arrived in North Carolina for a week long vacation with friends and family. I’ve been vacationing in the Outer Banks for the last twelve years and my husband has been coming here since he was a very small child. Since we bought a home down here in 2005 the Outer Banks has …

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Our TV Saga Comes to a Close

A few months ago I wrote about the awful experience my husband and I had when a television in our rental home was damaged by lightning. Our rental company sent a TV repairman to our house to investigate the damage. Unfortunately, the repairman chose to rip us off rather than investigate the damage. On the …

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Getting Ripped Off

In July, the television at our rental home in North Carolina was damaged by a nearby lightning strike. The rental company called to let us know that renters were complaining and that we’d need to replace the TV as soon as possible. I agreed to let the rental company purchase a similar TV from Walmart …

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Lack of Posts: Still on Vacation

It’s been absolutely beautiful here in North Carolina and I’ve been too busy swimming in the ocean and soaking up the sun to write any posts this week. Other than two trips to the grocery store, (totaling $150), I haven’t spent any money. Our family has been sharing dinner responsibilities with my in-laws, which has …

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